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General tactics


Published 1925
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At head of title: Ecole superieure de guerre, Course in general tactics and staff work

Maps in pocket

"December, 1922"--T.p

Includes bibliographical references

Pt. 1. The elements. -- The elements of the decision of the commander -- The mission -- The means of action -- The terrain -- The enemy -- The value of the troops -- The command -- General scheme of a decision -- Pt. 2. The combination of arms. -- Combination and liaison -- Defense of a position of resistance -- Attack of a position of resistance -- Preliminaries of defensive combat -- The preliminaries of offensive combat against an enemy in position -- The development of defensive combat -- Development of offensive combat against an enemy in position -- Offensive against an enemy in movement -- Attack of a fortified front -- Security -- Gathering and interpreting information -- Pt. 3. Maneuver. -- The problem -- The elementary combinations -- Ideas on decisive action and unity of combat -- Wing maneuvers -- Central maneuvers -- Preparation of the maneuver -- Conception and development of the maneuver

"The Course in general tactics has as object the study of the command of the division and the corps under the principle conditions of warfare...The first two parts of the present course correspond to the conferences of the first year; the third part, to the conferences of the second year."--p. i


Publisher Fort Leavenworth, Kan. : G.S. Schs.
Pages 580
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number U167 .L45 1925
Digitizing sponsor Library of the Marine Corps
Book contributor Library of the Marine Corps
Collection libraryofthemarinecorps; fedlink; americana

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